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TBT Agreement Activities of the National Institute of Standards and Technology 1996

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Author(s)

JoAnne R. Overman

Abstract

This report describes the World Trade organization (WTO) Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) activities conducted by the national Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), for calendar year 1996. NIST received and processed 460 notifications of proposed technical requlations; reported 38 proposed U.S. technical regulations to the WTO Secretariat; responded to 306 inquiries for notification information; participated in various bilateral and multilateral standards-related trade discussions; and responded to inquiries on the existence, source and availability of standards and standards-related information.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6105
Report Number
6105

Keywords

conformity, notifications, proposed foreign regulations, standards information, TBT Agreement, WTO

Citation

Overman, J. (2008), TBT Agreement Activities of the National Institute of Standards and Technology 1996, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed February 26, 2024)
Created October 16, 2008